F.F.T., LLC v. SEXTON, PH.D. et al
Plaintiff: F.F.T., LLC
Defendant: THOMAS SEXTON, PH.D., FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., ASTRID VAN DAM and THOMAS SEXTON
Case Number: 1:2019cv03027
Filed: July 19, 2019
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Presiding Judge: Mark J Dinsmore
Referring Judge: Richard L Young
Nature of Suit: Trademark
Cause of Action: 15:1125
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
September 12, 2019 Filing 25 CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN TENDERED, filed by Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC . (Banta, Holiday)
September 11, 2019 Filing 24 BRIEF/MEMORANDUM in Support re #23 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM and Motion to Strike Irrelevant Exhibits to Complaint , filed by Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Allen, David)
September 11, 2019 Filing 23 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM and Motion to Strike Irrelevant Exhibits to Complaint, filed by Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Allen, David)
August 14, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 22 SCHEDULING ORDER: Initial Pretrial Conference set for 9/19/2019 11:30 AM (Eastern Time) in Telephonic before Magistrate Judge Mark J. Dinsmore. Counsel shall attend the conference by calling the designated telephone number, to be provided by the Court via email generated by the Court's ECF system. The parties shall file a proposed Case Management Plan ("CMP") no fewer than seven days before the pretrial conference. Section III(A) through (E) of the proposed CMP shall include the following deadlines (see Order for established deadlines and additional information). Signed by Magistrate Judge Mark J. Dinsmore on 8/14/2019.(SWM)
August 12, 2019 Filing 21 RESPONSE to Motion re #6 First MOTION to Maintain Document Under Seal #5 SEALED Document (Case Participants - doc) Complaint and Exhibit N , filed by Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Banta, Holiday)
August 12, 2019 Filing 20 NOTICE of Parties' First Extension of Time, filed by Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Allen, David)
August 5, 2019 Filing 19 NOTICE of Appearance by Garry Lee Founds on behalf of Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Founds, Garry)
August 5, 2019 Filing 18 RESPONSE in Opposition re #6 First MOTION to Maintain Document Under Seal #5 SEALED Document (Case Participants - doc) Complaint and Exhibit N , filed by Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Allen, David)
August 5, 2019 Filing 17 Corporate Disclosure Statement by FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC.. (Allen, David)
August 5, 2019 Filing 16 NOTICE of Appearance by Erick Thomas Gjerdingen on behalf of Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Gjerdingen, Erick)
August 5, 2019 Filing 15 NOTICE of Appearance by David Michael Allen on behalf of Defendants FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (Allen, David)
August 5, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 14 ORDER granting #12 Motion to Appear pro hac vice. Attorney T. Earl LeVere for F.F.T., LLC added. If not already registered with the Court's Electronic Filing System, T. Earl LeVere is ordered to register within ten (10) days of the entry of this order. Copy to T. Earl LeVere via US Mail. Signed by Magistrate Judge Mark J. Dinsmore on 8/5/2019. (SWM)
August 2, 2019 Filing 13 AFFIDAVIT of Service for Summons, Sealed Complaint, Motion to Maintain Document Under Seal, Brief in Support of Motion to Maintain Document Under Seal, E-Filing Appearance by Attorney Banta in Civil Case, E-Filing Appearance by Attorney Hedrick in Civil Case, and Corporate Disclosure Statement for Plaintiff F.F.T. LLC served on Defendants Sexton, Functional Family Therapy Associates, Inc., and Van Dam on July 24, 2019, filed by F.F.T., LLC. (Attachments: #1 Affidavit Affidavit of Service with Ex. 1 Certified Mail receipts and Ex. 2 USPS Proofs of Signature)(Banta, Holiday)
July 26, 2019 Filing 12 MOTION for Attorney(s) T. Earl LeVere to Appear pro hac vice (Filing fee $100, receipt number IP066002), filed by Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Attachments: #1 Certificate of Good Standing, #2 Text of Proposed Order)(SWM)
July 23, 2019 Filing 11 NOTICE of Initial Filing in lawsuit sent to Director of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (Attachments: #1 Complaint) (JRB) Modified on 7/23/2019 (JRB).
July 22, 2019 Filing 10 Corporate Disclosure Statement by F.F.T., LLC. (Banta, Holiday)
July 22, 2019 Filing 9 NOTICE of Appearance by Megan Danielle Hedrick on behalf of Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Hedrick, Megan)
July 22, 2019 Filing 8 NOTICE of Appearance by Holiday W. Banta on behalf of Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Banta, Holiday)
July 22, 2019 Filing 7 BRIEF/MEMORANDUM in Support re #6 First MOTION to Maintain Document Under Seal #5 SEALED Document (Case Participants - doc) Complaint and Exhibit N , filed by Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Banta, Holiday)
July 22, 2019 Filing 6 First MOTION to Maintain Document Under Seal #5 SEALED Document (Case Participants - doc) Complaint and Exhibit N, filed by Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order on Plaintiff's Motion to Seal Complaint and Exhibit, #2 Exhibit 1, Part 1 of 13, #3 Exhibit 1, Part 2 of 13, #4 Exhibit 1, Part 3 of 13, #5 Exhibit 1, Part 4 of 13, #6 Exhibit 1, Part 5 of 13, #7 Exhibit 1, Part 6 of 13, #8 Exhibit 1, Part 7 of 13, #9 Exhibit 1, Part 8 of 13, #10 Exhibit 1, Part 9 of 13, #11 Exhibit 1, Part 10 of 13, #12 Exhibit 1, Part 11 of 13, #13 Exhibit 1, Part 12 of 13, #14 Exhibit 1, Part 13 of 13)(Banta, Holiday)
July 22, 2019 Filing 5 SEALED Complaint, filed by Plaintiff F.F.T., LLC. (Attachments: #1 Appendix of Exhibits, #2 Exhibit A - Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development FFT, #3 Exhibit B - FFT Partner Solicitation Letter- Another option in the FFT world, #4 Exhibit C - Registration Certificate 4389569, #5 Exhibit D - Registration Certificate 4435321, #6 Exhibit E - Registration Certificate 5267897, #7 Exhibit F - 88318043 - Application & TSDR Report, #8 Exhibit G - Functional Family Therapy website, #9 Exhibit H - Our Partners - About FFT Training - Functional Family Therapy, #10 Exhibit I - FFT-CW_ORI_Study, #11 Exhibit J - Certificate_of_Registration_-_#TX_8-663-011_-10_22_18, #12 Exhibit K - Certificate_of_Registration_-_#TX_8-664-527_-10_22_18, #13 Exhibit L - Certificate_of_Registration_-_1_23_19_-_Reg__No__TX_8-696-584, #14 Exhibit M - Sexton Training Protocols, #15 Exhibit N - Sexton signed settlement agreement (UNDER SEAL), #16 Exhibit O - Sexton referencing Alexander in training materials, #17 Exhibit Disclosure of confidential Agreement, #18 Exhibit Q - Sexton allowing Astrid Van Dam to train PDF, #19 Exhibit R - Sexton Claiming himself as developer, #20 Exhibit S - FFT LLC - FFT Partners Analysis11-29-12-2 copy, #21 Exhibit T - Sexton website alleging evidence based, #22 Exhibit U - Sexton Blueprint certified claim, #23 Exhibit V - Turner Blueprints letter, #24 Exhibit W - Sexton Infringing Marks, #25 Exhibit X - 2015 FFT-CW Agreement, #26 Exhibit Y - Aug 14, 2018 K. Collette Letter to NYF, #27 Exhibit Z - FFT-TCM Linkedin, #28 Exhibit AA - New York child welfare leaders call for stronger commitment to evidence, #29 Exhibit BB - FFT-TCM docs combined, #30 Exhibit CC - Email Chain PDF)(Banta, Holiday)
July 22, 2019 Filing 4 MAGISTRATE JUDGE's NOTICE of Availability to Exercise Jurisdiction issued. (JRB)
July 22, 2019 Filing 3 NOTICE to File Corporate Disclosure Statement to F.F.T., LLC. (LAB) (JRB)
July 22, 2019 Filing 2 Summons Issued as to FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES, INC., THOMAS SEXTON, ASTRID VAN DAM. (JRB)
July 19, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by F.F.T., LLC. (Filing fee $400, receipt number 0756-5538384) (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet, #2 Proposed Summons)(Banta, Holiday)

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Plaintiff: F.F.T., LLC
Represented By: Holiday W. Banta
Represented By: Megan Danielle Hedrick
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